Leeds City City Council could cut the opening hours of all 36 libraries in Leeds – including Middleton, Dewsbury Road, Hunslet and Beeston. According to a detailed report on the Leeds Citizen, a public consultation has been launched into the cuts, which could save the cash-strapped council £100,000 a year
Here’s your regular roundup of what’s making South Leeds tick on other websites and blogs. Of course the return of winter and the many ramifications of the snow have been the main features on life, both online and offline this week. So let’s start this week with the Hunslet Hawks
Residents in Hunslet and across South Leeds will be able to attend two consultation events about ambitious plans for the new Leeds trolleybus scheme. Costing £250m, the New Generation Transport (NGT) network will link park and ride sites at the north and south edge of Leeds with the city centre.
Hunslet Library has recently been refurbished, retaining the original character of the building and restoring some original items, writes Julie Wood of the Library and Information Service. Councillors Elizabeth Nash and Mohammed Iqbal recently unveiled the recently restored Austrian prints which have been part of the library for many years.
It’s time for Hunslet and Holbeck to be seen for the value they have given Leeds. That was one of the messages coming out of a special heritage meeting held at Leeds Town Hall. The Hunslet and Holbeck Heritage Project met to celebrate the 19th century indistrial heritage of the
Gentle walks from Hunslet Library start today at 10am and will run fortnightly. Are you interested in becoming more active? Then come along for a gentle walk every two weeks. Refreshments provided. The walks are run by Health for All and the NHS. More details from Bally on 07590 183627.
A number of events to encourage healthier eating are being held at Hunslet Library on Tuesdays from tomorrow until September 11 (10am-noon). Topics at the Hunslet Health Table include healthy eating, healthy packed lunches and weight management. The event is being run by Health For All’s Healthy Communities service, in conjunction with
[slideshow]South Leeds resident Paul Ibbotson attended the official unveiling of the £70,000 refurbishment of Hunslet Library, funded by the council’s Inner South Area Committee. Above is his slideshow of photographs from the day. As we reported last Thursday, improvements included repairs to the the windows, internal refurbishments and new equipment. This will
An special ceremony was held today to coincide with the grand unveiling of a refurbished inner city library funded by local councillors. Councillor Elizabeth Nash and her colleagues Patrick Davey and Mohammed Iqbal took the decision to spend £70.5k of Area Committee funding to refurbish Hunslet Library, including repairs to the roofand